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DARPA Program Aims to Increase Autonomous System Predictability, Safety

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has introduced a research program to explore methods to increase the predictability and safety of learning-enabled autonomous platforms such as unmanned aerial and driverless vehicles. DARPA said Wednesday researchers will work to create tools that reinforce trustworthiness at the design stage and address functional and safety goals …

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Maj. Dan Riley: New Air Force Test Group to Focus on Autonomous Flight Systems

The U.S. Air Force activated a new group within the 412th Test Wing in July to help the military branch develop testing methods for autonomous systems and small unmanned aircraft. The Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force aims to establish test plans and policies as well as explore potential testing areas around Edwards AF Base in California, the Air Force said Thursday. The …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Reconciled FY 2016 Defense Policy Bill Contains Tech Offset Program, Rapid Innovation Fund Provisions

Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, has outlined three provisions on technological innovations in the reconciled bill of the House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2016. Rossino wrote in a blog post published Oct. 13 that House adopted a Senate provision …

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